Quote Of The Day
Contact & More
Terms Of Service
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Political necessities sometime turn out to be political mistakes.
George Bernard Shaw
Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
The historical experience of socialist countries has sadly demonstrated that collectivism does not do away with alienation but rather increases it, adding to it a lack of basic necessities and economic inefficiency.
Pope John Paul II
Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.
Our necessities never equal our wants.
The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison.
One of the greatest necessities in America is to discover creative solitude.
Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price.
No one should have to choose between medicine and other necessities. No one should have to use the emergency room every time a child gets sick. And no one should have to live in constant fear that a medical problem will become a financial crisis.
Men aren't necessities. They're luxuries.
We have to go in places no body would ever think of going into were it not for the necessities of war.
It certainly is the duty of every true Christian, to esteem himself a stranger and pilgrim in this world; and as bound to use earthly blessings, not as means of satisfying lust or gratifying wantonness, but of supplying his absolute wants and necessities.
Relief organizations both large and small are coordinating deliveries of food, clothing, water, and other basic necessities to those impacted by Katrina.
We hear of the wealth of nations, of the powers of production, of the demand and supply of markets, and we forget that these words mean no more, if they mean any thing, then the happiness, and the labor, and the necessities of men.
For one cause or another, it has become necessary to impose restrictions upon the use of many commodities, including not a few of the necessities of life.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
And, we put a lot more value, or at least I personally put a lot more value, on the creative values and creative challenges of something than the commercial necessities.
There can be no peace in the world so long as a large proportion of the population lack the necessities of life and believe that a change of the political and economic system will make them available. World peace must be based on world plenty.
John Boyd Orr
Let's take care of the necessities first: give people jobs, and find a way to get us out of poverty.
Great necessities call out great virtues.
A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.
Henry Ward Beecher
Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues.
In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources.
For male and female alike, the bodies of the other sex are messages signaling what we must do, they are glowing signifiers of our own necessities.
We are beginning a new era in our government. I cannot too strongly urge the necessity of a rigid economy and an inflexible determination not to enlarge the income beyond the real necessities of the government.
Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.
Alice Foote MacDougall
That's why I wanted to be part of this AIDS Project Los Angeles party. We help raise funds for those who are having a tough time with some very basic necessities, like shelter, food, and medical care.
Older Entries ›
Quote Of The Day
Contact & Legal
Terms Of Service
Join our feeds to automatically receive the latest headlines, news, and information formatted for your club's website or news reader.
Login with facebook
Login with twitter